Local authorities in the southern province of Kien Giang has opened 297 classes of Khmer language this summer, attracting 7,325 monks and children of the Khmer ethnic group, according to the provincial Board of Ethnic Affairs.
A ceremony to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism (1939-2016) was held in Phu My town, Phu Tan district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on June 22.
President Tran Dai Quang and his encourage concluded their two-day State visit to Cambodia in the afternoon of June 16.
Four Indonesian’s were sentenced to jail on June 15 by a court in Jakarta for involvement in a bombing attempt targeting a Buddhist temple on Java island.
Minister to the Prime Minister’s Office ML Panadda Diskul has expressed thanks to all people who this morning took part in religious ceremonies in honor of their Majesties the King and Queen.
VOV.VN - Although there are many places around the globe for Buddhists to go on pilgrimage, here are eight of the top choices, as selected by The Star Online Malaysian newspaper.
Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has extended his best wishes to Buddhist dignitaries and followers in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of Buddha’s 2560th birthday.
The Thai southern province of Yala is hosting a cultural market in a bid to raise youngsters’ awareness of Thailand's cultural heritage.
VOV.VN - Chol Chnam Thmay is the New Year celebration of the Khmer. Their biggest festival of the year marks the end of the dry season and the beginning of a new year and new crops.
The Yen Tu spring festival officially opened on February 17, the 10th day of the first lunar month, at the Yen Tu historical site, Thuong Yen commune, Uong Bi City in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on February 1 visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), and other Buddhist dignitaries ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
A series of vibrant activities promoting national culture and Buddhism are taking place at a festival that opened at Pho Quang Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on January 30.
The Buddhist sanghas of Vietnam and Laos should further promote their cooperation in the coming time, thus deepening the relations between the two countries, said Most Venerable Ngon Damlongboun, new President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation (LBFO).
Nearly 200 photos, documents and objects on the typical culture of Vietnamese Buddhism were put on display at an exhibition in Hanoi on December 16.
A large number of religions in Vietnam have coexisted peacefully since the country was established on September 2, 1945, according to religious officials.
(VOV) - Hue’s imperial citadel attracts tourists because of its royal relics and beauty. Hue is also famous for more than 100 pagodas, many of them built in the 17th century such as Linh Mu pagoda, which was built in 1601, Bao Quoc pagoda in 1674 and Tu Dam pagoda in 1683.
Buddhist temples across Vietnam were crowded the past weekend as many people gathered to hear talks about parental love.
Son La province commenced construction of a Buddhist administrative and cultural centre on July 25 which is expected to be the largest of its kind in the northwest of Vietnam.
The practice of Buddhism among ethnic groups in the Central Highlands was the main topic at a workshop in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highland province of Dak Lak on July 19, attracting over 300 monks, nuns and scholars.
(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City is famous for its impressive architecture which includes some beautiful pagodas that exemplify the Oriental architectural style. Over the centuries, these pagodas have been popular destinations for Buddhist followers and world travelers.